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Barker Operator Salary
in Arkansas, United States

$25,252 (USD)

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Salary Recap

The average pay for a Barker Operator is $25,252 a year and $12 an hour in Arkansas, United States. The average salary range for a Barker Operator is between $19,601 and $29,800. This compensation analysis is based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in Arkansas, United States.

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Job Summary

  • Operates barking machine to remove bark, knots, and foreign matter from veneer blocks preparatory to peeling process: presses buttons to control conveyor system that transfers block from storage deck into position over hydraulic hoist and to raise hoist until block is centered between chucks.
  • Pushes and turns lever to press chucks into ends of block and to start and control rotation speed of block.
  • Pushes lever to lower and control pressure of scraping tool against rotating block and to activate and control horizontal movement until bark is removed.
  • Raises tool, stops block rotation, raises hoist, retracts chucks, and lowers barked block onto conveyor that transfers block to lathe deck.
  • May remove bark, chips, and other material from conveyor and barking machine.
  • May control conveyor that lifts logs from pond onto barker deck.

Salary Potential

Estimated salary in 2024:
5 Year Change:
16 %


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